What it's like living on a Chromebook, Part 2

Trying to tackle media editing on a Chromebook.

11/19/14

The Linux desktop-a-week review: ChromeOS

A look at ChromeOS as a desktop environment, specifically discussing Aura and Aura Shell.

11/03/14

What it's like living on a Chromebook, Part 1

I did all my work and personal computing on a Chromebook for five days. Here's what I've found so far.

10/28/14

The Linux desktop-a-week review: LXDE

The Linux desktop-a-week review: LXDE

I've used LXDE for weeks, and I'm still having trouble finding much to say about it. That's not a good sign.

10/24/14

Why my stance on Google Glass is dumb

Why my stance on Google Glass is dumb

I'm a Google Glass bigot, but I'm trying to come around.

10/23/14

ChromeOS team listens to Linux community, brings back ext2/3/4

Google's ChromeOS team disabled Linux file systems, and soon found out how unpopular that decision would be. So they responded and reversed the decision, surprisingly quickly.

10/16/14

ChromeOS disses Linux users, drops ext2/3/4

Trying to figure out why exactly ChromeOS would make such a silly decision.

10/13/14

The Linux Desktop-a-week review: Cinnamon

The Linux Desktop-a-week review: Cinnamon

I tried using a desktop I've long considered a waste of time, and I was pleasantly surprised.

10/07/14

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: A basic Point-and-Shoot made awesome with Android

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: A basic Point-and-Shoot made awesome with Android

Why you should use a digital camera even in the smartphone age.

10/03/14

Dear Google: It's not you, it's me

Dear Google: It's not you, it's me

I've become too dependent on Google's services for storing my data. I think it's time we start seeing other people.

09/29/14

iPhone 6: The phone for people who can't do math

iPhone 6: The phone for people who can't do math

How you can get a smartphone, a tablet, and a smartwatch all for the price of Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.

09/25/14

How Google is helping me live a cellphone-free life

How Google is helping me live a cellphone-free life

Two recent Google Hangout announcements will make it easier to live my cellphone-free life, without relying on Skype.

09/15/14

The Linux desktop-a-week review: ratpoison

The Linux desktop-a-week review: ratpoison

I spent a week running ratpoison and I lived to tell the tale...barely.

09/09/14

How the Terminal makes Ubuntu Touch worth using

How the Terminal makes Ubuntu Touch worth using

One YouTube video showing the Ubuntu Touch Terminal app in action changed my mind about the mobile OS.

09/08/14

The Linux Desktop-a-week Review: elementary OS's Pantheon

The Linux Desktop-a-week Review: elementary OS's Pantheon

I spent a week running elementary OS's Pantheon.

08/28/14

One frustrating Linux problem that Windows, Mac users don’t deal with

One frustrating Linux problem that Windows, Mac users don’t deal with

A rant on a particularly frustrating aspect of Linux - re-compiling the kernel.

08/25/14

The Linux desktop-a-week review: Ubuntu Unity

The Linux desktop-a-week review: Ubuntu Unity

I set out to use Ubuntu Unity for one full week, even if it killed me.

08/21/14

The Linux Desktop-a-week Review: KDE Plasma

The Linux Desktop-a-week Review: KDE Plasma

KDE Plasma did not meet my expectations, which is both a good and a bad thing.

08/11/14

Linux will not become a gaming platform, it already is one

Linux will not become a gaming platform, it already is one

Why I cringe whenever I hear someone say "it's the year of Linux gaming!"

07/30/14

The desktop-a-week review: Awesome

The desktop-a-week review: Awesome

I spent a few weeks running the Awesome Window Manager, and, truth be told, I'm still not sure what I think of using Awesome as my day-to-day environment.

07/28/14

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